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Museums & Historic Tours in Vail Valley, CO

Museums and historic tours offer entertainment and education for all ages in Beaver Creek and Vail.
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Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Mountain, CO

Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Mountain, CO

Walking Mountains Science Center is a state-of-the-art educational science museum that provides fun and interactive programs to help you explore your own curious nature. Learn about local wildlife, the vital watershed, and the alpine environment through indoor and outdoor exhibits or ask a Naturalist all your burning nature questions. Hands-on, rotating demonstrations, weekly adult and child programs and beautiful outdoor trails will entertain any age, ... Read More
Imagination Station in Lionshead, CO

Imagination Station in Lionshead, CO

Make your Vail vacation fun for the littlest members of your family with interactive activities at Vail's little children's museum. A thoughtful, indoor play space for ages two to 12, the Imagination Station features a "Thoughts Flow" to inspire experimental play, a "Play Wall" to integrate physical and cognitive learning, a light table and builder boards that inspire problem solving, a hyperbolic funnel that models planetary motion, and a vet clinic ... Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Mountain, CO

Walking Mountains Science Center in Vail Mountain, CO

Naturalists will help you explore an assortment of Rocky Mountain nature exhibits atop Vail Mountain. Come inside to find out what wildlife you might encounter on the slopes of Vail Mountain, watch a short "Skicology" lesson, or learn about snow science! The mountaintop nature center is open during the winter ski season and is accessible via the Eagle Bahn Gondola in Lionshead. All ages, Tuesday-Saturday 11am-7pm, Sunday-Monday 11am-4pm. Visit the ... Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon, CO

Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon, CO

Have you ever wondered how something works or how something was made? In the monthly Science Behind series, we partner with a guest presenter to explore a large variety of interesting topics. The Science Behind series offers opportunities for adults to apply new knowledge and skills to everyday life, while having fun! Classes are free or low cost to attend. Space is limited! Classes are held once a month at Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon and ... Read More
Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon, CO

Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon, CO

Children will explore the natural world and have fun with others while developing their sense of place. Topics vary weekly and help children express their inherent wonder and curiosity as little scientists. Come prepared for indoor and outdoor summer activities such as songs, stories, games, and outdoor play. Please bring water and a small snack for your child. Children 3-5 years with adult. $10/pair & $5/additional child. Generously underwritten by Alan ... Read More
Vail Nature Center in Vail Village, CO

Vail Nature Center in Vail Village, CO

Want to explore and learn about nature on your Vail or Beaver Creek vacation? Interactive exhibits, informative outdoor tours and more are available for kids and adults! A farmhouse perched between a montane meadow and the forested bank of Gore Creek houses the Vail Nature Center. This seven-acre facility in the heart of Vail is a tranquil gem whose knowledgeable staff hosts informative bird, wildflower and beaver pond tours and backcountry hikes. From ... Read More
Matchless Mine in Leadville, CO - (719) 486-1229
Colorado Ski & Snowboard Museum and Gift Shop in Vail Village, CO - (970) 476-1876
National Mining Hall of Fame & Museum in Leadville, CO - (719) 486-1229

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